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Transitional Care Program Occupational Therapist

Apply now Job no: 642978
Work type: Full time
Location: Murray and Mallee
Categories: Allied and Scientific Health

  • Country Health SA Local Health Network, Riverland Community Health Service, Berri
  • Indicative Total Remuneration: $86,052 - $99,495 pa– Ongoing F/T  – AHP2


As a member of a community-based, multidisciplinary specialist Transitional Care Program (TCP) team, you will provide occupational therapy services across inpatient and ambulatory settings. You will work in partnership with local team members and metropolitan-based specialists to contribute to the planning, development and implementation of TCP services in the Riverland region and across Country Health SA. These services will focus on improving client health outcomes, functional capacity and quality of life, in accordance with the State-wide Rehabilitation Service Plan 2009-2016 and the objectives of the Council of Australian Government’s (COAG) Sub-acute Services Initiative. Within your role, you will also act as a resource to other Country Health SA colleagues, providing clinical supervision, mentorship and advice to less experienced peers and students. It is expected that you will monitor the effectiveness of OT services through episodic review, timely reassessments and evaluation against established Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) for the TCP.

You must hold a recognised qualification in Occupational Therapy, be eligible for practicing membership of Occupational Therapy Australia, and fulfill all requirements to obtain and maintain current registration. You will be skilled in managing a complex OT case load, and be committed to supporting other team members in managing the demands of the service. Your strong communication and interpersonal skills will equip you to consult and engage with local consumers, carers and service providers to identify needs, design services in accordance with clients’ needs/goals, and monitor the effectiveness of your clinical practice.

The South Australian public sector promotes diversity and flexible ways of working including part-time. Applicants are encouraged to discuss the flexible working arrangements for this role.

Appointment will be subject to a satisfactory Criminal History Check.

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander applicants are encouraged to apply.  Job Ref: 642978

Download File 642978 - Transitional Care Program Occupational Therapist - Job Pack.pdf

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